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Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums ranks the most popular R&B/hip-hop albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Raymond V Raymond
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | LaFace/Jive

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1
Usher Raymond V Raymond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raymond V Raymond
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
2
Monica Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
3
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
4
Ludacris Battle Of The Sexes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Battle Of The Sexes
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
5
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The E.N.D.
Last
Peak
45  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
6
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane Burrrprint(2) HD Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Burrrprint(2) HD
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
7
Erykah Badu NEW AMERYKAH: Part Two: Return Of The Ankh Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NEW AMERYKAH: Part Two: Return Of The Ankh
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Control Freaq/Universal Motown
8
Marvin Sapp Here I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Am
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Verity
9
Rihanna Rated R Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated R
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
10
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings I Learned The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Learned The Hard Way
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
11
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
12
Trey Songz Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready
11  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
13
Alicia Keys The Element Of Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Freedom
12  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK/J
14
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are Young Money
14  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
15
Jaheim Another Round Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Round
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
16
Mary J. Blige STRONGER withEach Tear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
STRONGER withEach Tear
17  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
17
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 3
16  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
18
Meth/Ghost/Rae Wu-Massacre Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wu-Massacre
Meth/Ghost/Rae
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wu-Tang/Def Jam
19
Raheem DeVaughn The Love & War Masterpeace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love & War Masterpeace
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | 1228/Jive
20
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
20  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
21
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
21  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
22
Murs And 9th Wonder Fornever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fornever
Murs And 9th Wonder
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMC
23
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
22  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
24
Kid Cudi Man On The Moon: The End Of Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
23  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
25
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timbaland Presents Shock Value II
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Blackground/Interscope
26
Robin Thicke Sex Therapy: The Session Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Therapy: The Session
24  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
27
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
30  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
28
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack)
29  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | MJJ/Epic
29
Corinne Bailey Rae The Sea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sea
32  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
30
Melanie Fiona The Bridge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bridge
31  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
31
E-40 Revenue Retrievin': Day Shift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Revenue Retrievin': Day Shift
28  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
32
E-40 Revenue Retrievin': Night Shift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Revenue Retrievin': Night Shift
27  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
33
Snoop Dogg More Malice (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Malice (EP)
25  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Doggystyle/Priority
34
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BLACKsummers'night
33  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
35
Vivian Green Beautiful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautiful
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
36
BeBe & CeCe Winans Still Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still
34  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | B&C
37
DJ Khaled Victory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Victory
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | We The Best
38
Various Artists NOW 31 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 31
38  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | EMI/Universal/Zomba
39
Chrisette Michele Epiphany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Epiphany
40  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
40
Birdman Pricele$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pricele$$
35  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
41
Snoop Dogg Malice N Wonderland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malice N Wonderland
36  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Doggystyle/Priority
42
James Fortune & FIYA Encore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Encore
46  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WorldWide | Blacksmoke
43
50 Cent Before I Self-Destruct Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Before I Self-Destruct
37  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
44
Janet Number Ones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Number Ones
43  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | A&M
45
R. Kelly Untitled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untitled
44  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
46
Wale Attention Deficit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Attention Deficit
48  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | AllIDo/Interscope
47
Brotha Lynch Hung Dinner And A Movie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dinner And A Movie
41  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
48
Mariah Carey Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel
45  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
49
Joe Signature Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Signature
56  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kedar | 563
50
New Boyz Skinny Jeanz And A Mic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Skinny Jeanz And A Mic
47  Last
12  Peak
31  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Shotty/Asylum
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